turn one's back

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Definition of turn one's back

: to turn so as to face away from someone He turned his back (on me) and walked away. often used figuratively to suggest rejection or abandonmentHis former supporters have turned their backs on him.

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“Turn one's back.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turn%20one%27s%20back. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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